Baked Vegan Latkes

My friend Mark is the author of 30-Minute Vegan's Taste of Europe. Mark and I were both in Europe researching our books last year and almost (almost!) crossed paths in Paris. 

Although his book is European, and my new book, Happy Herbivore Abroad, has a heavy European influence, I find they're very different (and equally awesome). Anyway, I'm excited to share an adapted version of one of Mark's recipes (he uses oil, but I rarely have problems omitting it in his recipes) *and* he's giving away TWO copies of his book to two lucky blog readers! 

First, the recipe:

Baked Potato Latkes (makes 8)

1 large russet potato, peeled and grated (2 cups)

¼ teaspoon minced yellow onion

¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon white spelt flour

1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds mixed with 3 tablespoons water

¾ teaspoon sea salt

A pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

¼ teaspoon paprika (optional; try smoked)

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Oil a baking sheet well. [HH note: I would use parchment paper]. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. You can speed this process up by using the grater attachment on a food processor for the potatoes.

2. Scoop about ¼ cup of the mixture for each latke onto the prepared baking sheet. Flatten to about ¼ inch thick. Bake for 8 minutes.

3. Flip the pancakes and bake until golden brown, about 8 minutes, before serving.

Now, the giveaway! (Limited to U.S. and Canada residents)

Giveaway closed! Thanks for entering! Winners will be contacted via email. 

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